Opinion

Virus: A lesson from Mollywood on how to tackle coronavirus

The 2019 film on Kerala's Nipah virus outbreak offers a blueprint on how to effectively stem the spread of COVID-19.

Anna MM Vetticad

by Anna MM Vetticad

Anna MM Vetticad

India

Irrfan Khan: Life in pictures

The Bollywood actor, who acted in hit films including Slumdog Millionaire, Life of Pi and The Namesake, died aged 53.

Irrfan Khan: Life in pictures

Opinion

French cinema is still refusing to face its racism

Why did Aissa Maiga's speech calling out racism in the French film industry receive no support at the 2020 Cesar Awards?

Rokhaya Diallo

by Rokhaya Diallo

Rokhaya Diallo

Cinema

Actors walk out as Polanski wins Cesar for best director

Veteran filmmaker remains wanted in the United States for the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl in 1977.

Actors walk out as Polanski wins Cesar for best director

Cinema

Berlin film festival: Filmmakers shed light on migrant struggles

Migrants' stories of survival jump to the big screen at this year's Berlin Film Festival.

Cinema

Polanski to skip French Oscars to avoid 'public lynching'

Director accused of sexual assault announces his absence on eve of Cesar Awards, as black actors decry industry racism.

Polanski to skip French Oscars to avoid 'public lynching'

South Korea

After Parasite: Five Korean films you should know

Parasite's multiple Oscar wins made history and headlines, but South Korean cinema has been delighting fans for decades.

After Parasite: Five Korean films you should know

Oscars

Oscars 2020: Full list of winners and nominees

South Korea's Parasite makes history by winning four Oscars at the 92nd Academy Awards while 1917 walks away with three.

Oscars 2020: Full list of winners and nominees

Cinema

Parasite makes history at Oscars with Best Picture win

South Korean satire becomes first film in Academy Awards' 92-year history to win top accolade.

Parasite makes history at Oscars with Best Picture win

Cinema

Parasite: The South Korean film wowing the world

Parasite has already won 150 awards and could become the first non-English film to win 'Best Picture' at the Oscars.

Parasite: The South Korean film wowing the world

Arts & Culture

From les banlieues to the Oscars: High hopes for French film

Les Miserables director Ladj Ly, whose nominated film tackles police brutality, is celebrated as a local hero.

Arts & Culture

Baftas: Joaquin Phoenix blasts 'systemic racism' in film industry

In award acceptance speech, actor explains why people who benefit from racism should be ones to dismantle it.

India

Why Indian film star Rajinikanth is facing criticism in his state

Controversial remark by the top actor about anti-caste icon Periyar Ramaswamy causes furore in Tamil Nadu state.

Why Indian film star Rajinikanth is facing criticism in his state

South Korea

Parasite makes history, winning top prize at SAG Awards

It is the first film not in English to win the prize for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture.

SAG Awards: South Korean hit Parasite makes history

France

French filmmaker Ruggia charged with sexual assault of a minor

According to actress Adele Haenel's allegations, Christophe Ruggia first harassed her when she was 12.

French filmmaker Ruggia charged with sexual assault of a minor